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Jul 24, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in their honor. >> this was the first day that gay couples can legally marry in new york. here in california the state legalized gay marriage and the law was overturned. in new york hundreds of coupled lined up to get married. at niagra falls, this couple got married. they said they couldn't believe their final moment had come. >> i keep thinking that um -- it is not real. >> there were protests as well. thousands of people marched in manhattan in front of the governor's office. a christian group claimed the number reached 10,000. unlike here in california, new york does not allow people to directly petition to put the gay marriage issue on the ballot, it must be done by lawmakers. >>> there was plenty to cheer in the castro district. neighborhood reaction to new york's big day today. hello. >> reporter: hiello, people her say they are celebrating but hoping that same-sex marriage will be made legal here. in 2008, gay marriage was legal in california. couples rushed to tie the knot before the ruling was over termed. prop 8 is now tied up in court with appeals. people we've talked to say the
Jul 6, 2011 10:30am PDT
a child from foster care, just being there makes all the difference. >> coming up on "california country," meet some of the folks responsible for adding a little zest to our lives. then, what a chef wants, this man will find. tag along with us as we go on a produce pursuit in northern california. then, meet a farmer who is surrounded by his favorite things--his berries and his brothers. finally, think starting a vegetable garden is hard? our expert has advice to get you started and on your way to a homegrown meal in no time. it's all ahead, and it starts now. [captioning made possible by california farm bureau federation] >> so we all know that california is king when it comes to growing citrus. and when it comes to growing lemons, no one is bigger than this ventura county farm. and with over 7,000 acres of lush lemon trees, limoneira isn't just the biggest lemon grower in california, but in all of north america. based in santa paula, the farm is a testament to what hard work and determination can do. founding fathers nathan blanchard and wallace hardison first bought the land way back i
Jul 3, 2011 5:00am PDT
>> and he dealt in, his roots go back to the california mission, his heart is in the california missions, and he knows all about the california missions. he is our best -- august today. you're quite the guy. i don't want to say you are wearing your heart on your sleeve, but you have a mission shirt on. >> we have these for sale in our gift shop, commission the lord. >> i have to ask you. are they wash and wear? >> yeah. >> if there is one show i would want to have more time for, it is this one. you have so much to tell us. the california missions, you do pilgrimage. the missions in california -- i'm from philadelphia -- are kind of like independence mall in philadelphia. they are there, and they are terrific, and they are huge, but they get overlooked. tell us about it. how many are there? >> well, the california missions, the main thing to remember -- i've been there since 2004. my claim to fame, the reason i was hired was because not because i was qualified and knew something about california missions, but in the year 1794, migrate, great emigrate grandfather was baptized in t
Jul 4, 2011 12:30pm PDT
it's all ahead, and it starts now. [captioning made possible by california farm bureau federation] >> so we all know that california is king when it comes to growing citrus. and when it comes to growing lemons, no one is bigger than this ventura county farm. and with over 7,000 acres of lush lemon trees, limoneira isn't just the biggest lemon grower in california, but in all of north america. based in santa paula, the farm is a testament to what hard work and determination can do. founding fathers nathan blanchard and wallace hardison first bought the land way back in 1893 and named the ranch limoneira, which means "lemon lands" in portuguese. >> and at the time, they wanted to bring about the first full-scale commercial operation citrus ranch in the u.s. and from there, we added, throughout the years, over the last 115-16 years, 3 other families have come into the fold, and that's where we've grown today to be our 7,000 acres that we are in california. >> once called the home of the lemon, it actually took 15 years before those first farmers even turned a profit at the limoneira
Jul 6, 2011 8:00am PDT
, that these executions have been 7-10 years after the crime and we're not executing the same person. in california, everyone who has been executed has been 20 years after the crime and you are not executing the same person. people do change. from my observation of the victims' family members, and nothing that there is anything that execution can do for them. i think they come there with high hopes that they will somehow feel better, and that they will somehow be able to close this event, and you just -- it just does not happen. these are horrifying crimes. my heart goes out -- out to the victims' families. >> would you say that the instances -- instances of the executions, or any of these meritorious? did you see someone put to death that he thought was innocent? >> not in the cases that i dealt with. the things i oversaw, and guilt or innocence was not a question. in one case, it was the intention and not whether they were innocent or guilty of the crime. >> nevertheless, you arrive with the same feelings that the man from mississippi talked about, having gone through this process. >> i arrive at
Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm PDT
on how he plans to keep california's solvent if the federal government defaults on its loans. >>> more tough times ahead for higher education students. california state university tuition has now doubled from 2007 and university of california fees will go up almost 10%. the citizens redistricting commission draws fire with its new political district lines and won't release its latest maps to the public as planned. >>> and a look at two exhibits in san francisco that celebrate the life of oakland writer gertrude stein and her family's extraordinary art collection. coming up next. >> belva: good evening, i'm belva davis. welcome to "this week in northern california." as the country watches president obama and congress debate over raising the federal debt ceiling, state treasurer bill lockyer is planning ahead. i spoke with him earlier about how he intends to ensure there's enough cash for california. treasurer lockyer, welcome to the program. we know the problems that we're facing in washington, but the question is, how will this effect california? what will be the impact if there's no a
Jul 30, 2011 1:00pm PDT
on the debt ceiling, california braces for a federal default. uc berkeley professor goodwin liu is appointed to the state supreme court by governor jerry brown. liu's previous nomination by president obama to the ninth circuit court was blocked by senate republicans. the governor signed dozens of bills including a provision of the dream act making it easier for undocumented immigrants to access privately funded scholarships for education. and california citizens redistricting commission released its final political district maps today for public review. we'll hear from two commissioners about the process. coming up next. >> belva: good evening, i'm belva davis. and welcome to "this week in northern california." joining me tonight on our news panel are carla marinucci, politic writer for "the san francisco chronicle." scott shaffer, host of kqed public raradio's the california report. tom vacar, consumer editor for ktvu news. tom, first to you. what's the latest from washington? where do things change now? >> we've been sitting here longer than ten minutes so i'm not quite sure. i'll give you
Jul 12, 2011 11:00am PDT
morning. most of the survivors of that deadly if i can trip have returned to northern california but search efforts continue in the sea of cortez for the seven that remain missing and family members and loved ones of those people continue to keep this story in the public eye. take a look at this video. today administrators and students of the valley montessori held a bake sale. mandy whose teacher is one of the father one of the seven missing men. they range from toddlers to eighth graders they watched the story unfold in the media and wanted to do their part. >> they know the situation. they follow the news. their families also follow news and they understand that her father was on a fishing trip and the boat capsized and no one can find him. >> reporter: for the eighth consecutive day a coastguard plane participated that covered 1700 square miles. seven missing men have been missing since the boat sank in july 3rd in the sea of cortez. needless to say they are hoping the money they raise will help subsidize the cost of divers in the search effort. i want to learn more about the
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am PDT
that the recession had ended but many are still struggling to find a job. california comes close to be the highest of unemployment across the country. our show today is going to find out why our jobless rates are so high and organizations that hem you to find a job. but first, nannette miranda filed this report in june about the unemployment rate dropping 11.7% from 12.4%. >> the jobs is a mixed bag. good news, unemployment rate fell again to 11.7%. that is a drop almost a full percentage point since 2011 begin. it was higher in april. a much more positive picture an year ago when the jobless rates was at a near high of 12.5%. but for aircraft mechanic the bag nude. an employer shed 29,000 jobs in may, he was among those that got a pink slip but because of his unique skills. >> it's not too bad for me but a guy coming out of prison or people getting laid off from $8 janitorial job, where are you going to find another job? >> what we're experiencing right now. >> a drop in unemployment along with the job loss happens for one reason, people quit looking. >> they don't think they can find a job so th
Jul 31, 2011 4:00am PDT
. polls consistently show that when california voters are offered the choice between the death penalty and the option of life without possibility of parole, voters prefer the option of life without parole. a poll was done in 2009 by a professor at uc santa cruz where he asked about replacing the death penalty with a sentence of life without parole with work and restitution, whether it is people -- with the people sentenced to life without parole would be required to work and some of the restitution would go to victims, and 2/3 of californians chose the option of life without parole and preferred that alternative. there is very strong support among voters for replacing the death penalty. in terms of how it would work, the governor has absolute authority to change any criminal sentence he wants, and that includes a death sentence, which he has the power to convert with -- convert to life without possibility of parole. the governor would take that action, most cases would completely end with him. he could change those sentences himself. fork cases where the person has two prior conviction
Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
people. >> and money problems in washington could are v.a big impact on california, especially on unemployment. edd is notifying more than one million californians if the crisis is not resolved their check koz stop coming. >> we don't have a reserve in our insurance trust fund. it's about $8.5 billion in the hole right now. we don't have that kind of backing to be able to pay basements right now. >> and also, schools are worried they won't be able to provide free lunches to children and a gas tax that goes to projects might not be distributed. >> and executives are growing concerned that the come back could be derailed by the impass. abc 7's david louie is live with what those tech leaders are saying. caved? >> ceos say there is a simple proposition for congress. if lawmakers do their job and get a debt deal done, ceos will focus on getting the economy back on track. no region of the country holds more promise to generate jobs and put the economy back on track. but record profits, job creation and growth could become casualties of a default. >> stocks could fall 20% to 30%. and
Jul 30, 2011 7:00pm EDT
on c-span2. here now is the house for debate on the reid bill. man from california rise seek recognition? mr. dreier: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass the bill h.r. 2693, to cut spending, maintain existing commitnts and for other purposes, as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 2693, a bill to cut spending, maintain existing commitments and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusts rise? >> parliamentary inquiry, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman will suspend. the gentleman will suspend. the house will be in order. the house will be in order. the gentleman has the right to be heard. the gentleman from massachusetts will state his inquiry. mr. mcgovern: mr. spear, is it true that a bill considered under suspension of the rules denies the minority party the right to offer any amendments or even a motion to recommit? the speaker pro tempore: a motion to suspend is not liable to amendment on the floor. mr. mcgovern: further parliame
Jul 3, 2011 3:00am PDT
california. good morning to you all. i'm t.j. holmes, coming to you live from the cnn center in atlanta, georgia. thank you for being here. as always, we want to say good morning to the servicemen and women watching us right now on the american forces network. thank you for being here and what you do. >>> it will be a big day in the casey anthony murder trial. closing arguments in that murder trial is just a few hours away. court is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. eastern time. casey anthony, as you know, accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee yesterday. there was a vigil for caylee near the spot where her body was found. the case expected to go to the jury after closing arguments. this all began in late may. casey anthony facing seven charges, including capital murder. that means she could face the death penalty if she's found guilty. the defense and prosecution both wrapped up their cases last week. casey anthony decided not to testify in her own defense. more on that throughout the morning. >>> also, a jailhouse phone call is raising more questions about the accuser in t
Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
con los pumas este miércoles . >> el estado de california y el ex gobernador arnold schwarzenegger fueron demandados por los padres de luis santos que fue apuñalado, el politico que dijo que el hecho fue politizado, pero él dijo que esto había sido por parte de arnold schwarzenegger que hizo un favor entre amigos . >> al filo de la medianoche encontro la policía a una persona con heridas de balas, esto había pasado también unos días antes, se hace la investigación . >> la policía pide ayuda para encontrar a un niño con autismo, según autoridades el menor tiene la capacidad mental de un niño de siete años. >> continúa la búsqueda de siete personas que desaparecieron en el agua de baja california, las autoridades han rastreado más de cuatro mil millas en búsqueda de posibles sobrevivientes, la mayoria de los residentes eran del norte de california . >> el fanatico de los gigantes de san francisco que fue golpeado en el estadio de los dodgers de los angeles, ya mira a sus familiares, aún no se saben las secuelas, esta fuera del estado de coma. >> al regresar... . >>
Jul 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
with obesity rate of 24% was zero. today, 43 states reach that had rate, including, yes, california. here is the current picture of the weight problem. two-thirds of adults and one third of the children are obese. this is according to cdc. let's break it down by state. 24% of the california's adults are obese, one in four, but in 1995, that rate was 15%. california ranks 41 in the nation n mississippi, 34.% of the people there are obese or overweight. that state is number one. colorado had lowest rate, 19.8%. but here is the rub. 16 years ago, that number would have been the highest. jeff levy is the executive directer for a nonprofit compiling this data. today releasing this interview. obesiy rates of over 20%. >> jane is a nutrition consult yapt at california pacific. >> we're more computerized. >> the food industry increased portion sizes, saying that has contributed to this problem. >> so this is enticing and people want to be able to spend less money and get more. >> accord together report, income matters. those who earn less money are more likely to be obese, and education matters,
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
reseeds. rangers reopened the trail about noon today. >>> a northern california elementary school principal says he is innocent of accusations that he touched students inappropriately. bob adams spoke outside the courthouse in citrus heights with morning with his wife and daughters. adams is the principal and owner of creative frontiers. police shut down that school on monday saying at least ten current and former students have accused adams of inappropriate touching. >> i assure you i'm very confident that nothing inappropriate has happened. >> citrus heights police say adams is the focus of their investigation, but they have not given any indication of when or even if he will be arrested. >>> a community meeting is just getting under way in san francisco aimed at trying to ease tensions between police and residents of the bay view district. it follows last night's protest martha we followed live during this newscast in which demonstrators voiced their anger following this past weekend's deadly police shooting. ktvu's ken pritchard is live at the bay view opera house now live. >>
Jul 30, 2011 2:30pm PDT
attitude, which legally could be considered slavery. >> here in california, things are a lot different. when we come back, we'll compare the reality of working conditions here in our own backyard. a look at california now, and decades ago, when equal time returns.  % before   % >>> the need has long had a history of immigrants becoming our labor force. in california, farm workers have come together to gain fair treatment for their hard work. here is more from jonathan hall per son. >> these workers are part of a migrant labor force of 3.1 million people in the u.s. their back breaking work shifts from seasons to grapes, to broccoli, to lettuce. many face long hours and minimum breaks. union workers have it the best, earning at least $8 an hour, but say conditions are far from ideal. >> when he's not in the farm worker, he volunteers his time to encourage other workers to join the union, because he said he knows the hardships they face. he said workers are afraid to speak up. >> (speaking in foreign language) >> the secretary treasurer of
Jul 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
and forthcoming. these are exactly the voices we need to end the death penalty in california and across the country, and i hope all of you will get involved and go to the website -- -- and you will find many ways to get involved. particularly right now, telling the governor to cut the death penalty, to convert all death sentences. if each of you were to go home and take that action, to send an e-mail message or hand write a letter to the governor, that would make a huge difference. together, we can end the death penalty in california. [applause] >> thank you for having me here today. i would like to close by saying i have had the opportunity to view this issue from every point of view, having been the warden at san quentin state prison. i am absolutely impassioned about the fact that it is time to end the death penalty in this state. life without possibility of parole is the real sentence. hold people accountable and gives them the opportunity to change within the prison system, and they can give back by working within the prison system, giving restitution to family mem
Jun 30, 2011 8:00pm PDT
law to collect sales tax if the have and ththe new california lw for collecting sales tax online. amazons bold move in a position. >> food handling certificates for all servers july 1st. >>pam: the new mexico wildfire is one of the largest in the state's history. already say thsacred gift maker american section sacred native american the sites are in danger. these lines are holding a run the nuclear weapons lab. >>catherine: pre-dawn more force of this world fire with 145 square miles started on sunday. firefighters have dealing with strong, erratic wind. and a difficult task to protect will sell most of the home of the premier nuclear plant. 12,000 people surrounding this town with dozens of homes burned and more are threatened. as for the national laboratory? it is been closed since monday with a 10,000 experiments on hold. the big concern is the safety of the hazardous material stored. >> we believe that if the fumble or catch fire? the will event with a hepa filter and no potential for the use of hazardous materials. >>catherine: catherine heenan, kron 4 news. your kron 4 7 d
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the california law. these are illegal marijuana grow sites. that's our made focus. >> this growing season, that team has seized who 26,000 plants worth some $60 million. >>> it happened in an instant. a stranger barged through the front door, trying to steal her daughter. that's a situation that a san jose mother found herself in when she was forced to take on a would be kidnapper in her own home. it unfolded on monday night. here's how mom and her older daughter managed to save the little one. >> reporter: the 3-year-old and her big sister were playing in front of the apartment complex you to see behind me when a come came up to them and offered to buy the little girl some candy. big sister saw that as a red flag and went in to tell mom. denise and her 3-year-old sister were playing outside of their san jose apartment complex monday night when a stranger started talking to jasmine. >> she started complimenting my sister saying you're so cute. she told her let's go the store and i'll buy you some chocolate. and she thought it was her daughter. >> reporter: concerned the 14-year-old denise
Jul 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
>> lieutenant governor gavin newsom will be here to reveal how he plans to rebound california's economy. i'm damian trujillo. that's coming up next. >> new this morning another major milestone for the new bay bridge eastern span. it has to do with something called cat walks. i'll explain coming up in a live report. >> plus, the new document that shows alameda firefighters warned the city about slashing its water rescue program two years before a man drowned at an alameda beach. taking a live look, we have a look at the weekend forecast because it's friday, july 29th, this is "today in the bay." >> why is there always a little more spring in your step on a friday morning? thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. let's check in with meteorologist rob mayeda. good morning. >> good friday morning to you. we show you san jose to get you started. we've got a few patches of low clouds but not a bad start. 59 degrees. low clouds all up and down the coast. some of that around san francisco again, then around lunch time 80s popping up inland and take your pick, a nice spread of t
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